08-02-2007 11:42

The Chinese Olympic Team have claimed an emphatic victory over the Botswana Olympic Team at the 4-nation football tournament in Shenyang, China. Meanwhile, Japan have also defeated the DPRK in the tournament's opening match.

China beat Botswana 2-0

Hosts China took on Botswana in Wulihe Stadium in Shenyang. The deadlock was not broken until the 42nd minute. Striker Shen Longyun unleashed a powerful shot outside the box to give China a 1-nil lead before halftime.

The Chinese Olympic team continued to dominate the match into the second half. China doubled their lead at the 31st minute.

Mid-fielder Du Jiajun's free kick found forward Jiang Ning, who made no mistake in heading the ball home. 2-nil secured China's first win in the tournament.